Jim Leggate

Jim Leggate

HEAD OF UK INSTITUTIONAL, MIDDLE EAST, & AFRICA

Jim Leggate is Head of UK Institutional, Middle East, and Africa at Russell Investments, leading teams in London and Dubai and overseeing the day-to-day relationships with clients. He is also a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Jim, who joined Russell Investments in 2011, was instrumental in driving business growth in the Middle East and opening the firm’s office in Dubai. With more than 25 years of experience in financial markets, Jim has served a range of institutions including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and private banks. Prior to joining the firm, Jim was Head of EMEA Asset Owners and Investment Consultants at Morgan Stanley Capital International. Prior to that, Jim worked at Bloomberg Tradebook in sales and trading. He started his career as an analyst at WI Carr.

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Michelle Seitz

Michelle Seitz*

CHAIRMAN & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Kate El-Hillow*

Kate El-Hillow*

GLOBAL CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER & CO-PRESIDENT

Kevin Klingert

Kevin Klingert*

CO-PRESIDENT

Vernon Barback

Vernon Barback*

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Steve Belgrad

Steve Belgrad*

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Pete Gunning

Peter Gunning*

VICE CHAIRMAN & STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPS OFFICER

Jenny Proctor

Jenny Proctor*

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Charlie Shaffer

Charlie Shaffer*

GLOBAL HEAD OF DISTRIBUTION

Howard Surloff

Howard Surloff*

CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER

Al Caesar

Al Caesar

CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

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Adam Goff

HEAD OF RESEARCH

Jodie Hampshire

Jodie Hampshire

MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF APAC

Robert Hostetter

Robert Hostetter

GLOBAL HEAD OF SOLUTIONS

Mollie Jensen

Mollie Jensen

GLOBAL HEAD OF MARKETING

Brad Jung

Brad Jung

HEAD OF NORTH AMERICA, ADVISOR & INTERMEDIARY SOLUTIONS;
PRESIDENT, RUSSELL INVESTMENTS CANADA

Jim Leggate

Jim Leggate

HEAD OF UK INSTITUTIONAL, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

Joseph Linhares

Joe Linhares

HEAD OF EMEA

Kelly Mainelli

Kelly Mainelli

MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF CUSTOMIZED PORTFOLIO SOLUTIONS

John McMurray

John McMurray

CHIEF RISK OFFICER & CHIEF AUDITOR

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Ron Pierce

GLOBAL HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY

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Kevin Turner

HEAD OF INVESTMENT STRATEGY & SOLUTIONS

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